First homecoming planned in conjunction with CTC opening

IV Leader Staff

Illinois Valley Community College will celebrate its first homecoming in decades on Saturday, Nov. 2, the day after the Peter Miller Community Technology Center grand opening.

IVCC-LPO Homecoming offers alumni and friends the opportunity to “come back to the hill for a weekend full of fun activities,” said Associate Vice President for Student Services Tracy Morris.

The celebration starts with tours of the new building from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; a cookout and activities from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; women’s basketball vs. Daley at 1; and men’s basketball vs. Lewis University’s club team at 3. Guests wearing IVCC apparel will get into the games for $1; those wearing LPO or Apaches apparel will get in free.

The day will conclude with a 5:30 to 7 p.m. social gathering at Claudette’s, 253 E. Walnut St., Oglesby. Visit for updates.